The streaming giants are killing it this year with their seasonal selection of movies.
From Christmas classics to Netflix originals the streaming giants are killing it this year with their seasonal selection of movies perfect for the whole family. Whether you're looking for something cheesy, cheery or a barrel of laughs here are the best Christmas films to watch over the holidays on Netflix.
The new animated film from Netflix is a heartwarming classic that tells the story of a boy named Jesper, the spoilt and lazy son of a postmaster who is sent on a mission to open a post office on a remote Arctic Island with a threat of being cut off from the family fortune. During his mission, Jesper finds a friend in the form of a jolly bearded toymaker and turns his attention and talents to form a bridge in the dying art of letter writing.
The Christmas Chronicles
A Christmas Eve they will never forget. Follow siblings Kate and Teddy adventures when their plan to capture Santa Claus on camera goes awry and turns into an unexpected journey that most kids could only dream about. Can the Pierce kids save Christmas?
Based on the heartwarming children's book by Frank McCourt, Angela's Christmas is a beautifully animated short tale with a poignant story about the power of family and the innocent desire of a child to ensure everyone is safe, warm and loved at Christmas. Set in Ireland in the 1910s, the Netflix Original has proven to be a huge hit and features Oscar-nominated Ruth Negga.
The Littlest Reindeer
A feel-good film loved by little ones following the adventures of Elliot, a miniature horse who is determined to join Santa's reindeer team when Blitzen suddenly retires and is faced with fierce competition in the North Pole try-outs.
The animated Christmas comedy based on the Dr Suess book How The Grinch Stole Christmas featuring Jim Carey is a classic holiday tale not to be missed. Directed by Ron Howard, The Grinch follows Cindy Lou, a six-year-old sweetheart who believes in the spirit of Christmas and sets out to reform a grouchy green outcast who plans to ruin Christmas for all the citizens of Whoville.
A Bad Moms Christmas
And for adults eyes only, the moms-behaving-badly comedy A Bad Moms Christmas featuring Mila Kunis, Kristen Bell and Kathyrn Hahn has been storming the streaming service the past few weeks. The Bad Moms sequel follows the three stressed out and under-appreciated moms as they rebel against the challenges and expectations of the perfect Christmas.
And if none of them tickle your fancy why not try out one of these nifty little Netflix codes that will make it easier to find a festive film that suits everyone in the family.
• Christmas Children & Family Films – 1474017
• Family-friendly Christmas Films – 1394522
• Christmas Children & Family Films for ages 5 to 7 – 1477201
• Christmas Children & Family Films for ages 8 to 10 – 1477204
• Christmas Children & Family Films for ages 11 to 12 – 1477206
• Christmas Children & Family Films from the 1990s – 1476024
• Romantic Christmas Films – 1394527
• Feel-good Christmas Children & Family Films – 1475066
• Goofy Christmas Children & Family Films – 1475071
• European Christmas Children & Family Films – 1527063
• British Christmas Children & Family Films – 1527064
• Canadian Christmas Children & Family Films – 1721544